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Meet The AKC’s Newest Breed: The Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen

July 15, 2018
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Have you heard of the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen? The answer to that question may very well be no. This isn’t surprising: there are actually only about 400 in the US, and likely a similar number in Canada. These cute pups were recently added to the ranks of the AKC’s officially recognized breeds. Joining the Hound Group, the Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen—or GBGV for short—was recognized January 1, 2018, along with another adorable pooch, the … Read More »

Beware of Summertime Pests

July 01, 2018
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An important part of keeping your pet safe in the warmer months is pest prevention—summer is prime-time for infections and infestations caused by parasites and other unsightly critters! Is your pet ready to face the challenge? Read on to learn more about summertime pests and how to help your pet avoid the danger. Fleas Fleas are one of the most common pet pests this time of year. A flea infestation can be time-consuming and troublesome … Read More »

Getting Your New Pet a Microchip

June 01, 2018
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Have you recently adopted a new animal companion? Having them properly identified is one of the most important steps for a lifetime of health and safety! Below, your Sale Creek, TN vet answers some of your most frequently asked questions regarding microchips. What Are Microchips and How Do They Work? If you’re new to pet ownership, you may have never heard of identification microchips. They’re tiny computer chips that contain a number, implanted electronically. This … Read More »

Is Your Dog’s Shedding Out of Control?

May 15, 2018
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Most dogs shed as a normal part of life. However, sometimes it can get a little out of hand, with fur coating your carpets, furniture, and clothing and truly making life difficult! If you would like to minimize your dog’s shedding, read on as your Dayton, TN veterinarian offers a few tips. See Your Vet First, pay a visit to your vet’s office to have your dog examined, especially if shedding has suddenly increased in … Read More »

National Puppy Day

March 15, 2018
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Did you know that March 23rd is National Puppy Day? This is a great time to show your canine buddy some extra TLC… even if he is long past his puppy stage! Here, a Dayton, TN vet lists some great ways to get that cute tail wagging. New Toys Toys are very important for Fido’s health and well-being. Playing keeps your furry buddy active, which is great for him physically. It also offers beneficial mental … Read More »

Senior Cat Care

March 01, 2018
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Is your kitty aged seven or older? If so, your feline friend may technically be a senior! Cats usually age slowly and gracefully, so you probably won’t notice drastic changes happening quickly. However, Fluffy will need some extra TLC in her golden years. Read on as a Sale Creek, TN vet discusses senior cat care. Beds Your kitty will have a lot of practice napping by the time she reaches her golden years. Senior cats … Read More »

Doggy Dental Woes

February 15, 2018
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Does your canine pal have dragon breath? If so, he may need his choppers checked. Bad breath is often a sign of dental trouble in dogs! Dental issues are actually quite common in our furry companions. However, many people inadvertently overlook this critical aspect of pet care. A local Sale Creek, TN vet discusses doggy dental care in this article. Common Dental Issues Dogs can suffer from a wide variety of dental problems. Gum disease … Read More »

National Cat Health Month

February 01, 2018
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Did you know that February is National Cat Health Month? Of course, we think that kitties should feel happy and healthy all the time. However, this is a great chance to go over some of Fluffy’s basic needs. Read on as a Sale Creek, TN vet discusses keeping your cat healthy. Good Food Proper nutrition plays a very important role in your kitty’s health. Offer your furball the best pet food you can afford. Treats … Read More »

Bunny Care for Beginners

January 15, 2018
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Have you recently adopted a bunny? If so, you definitely have chosen an adorable pet! Bunnies have a special way of melting people’s hearts with their cute faces and playful antics. Rabbits do have some very specific care needs, however, so it’s important for you to do some research and find out what Floppy needs to stay happy and healthy. Read on as a Sale Creek, TN vet lists some bunny care tips for beginners. … Read More »

7 Ways to Solve Litterbox Smells

January 01, 2018
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There are many things to love about our feline friends. Fluffy is cute, cuddly, charismatic, and highly entertaining. She’s also quite clean. Your pet will carefully groom herself every day, and will use her litterbox to discretely see to her needs. Although Fluffy’s purrsonal powder room will definitely make life easier for you, it doesn’t do much for your décor. Smell is another issue. We can help! Read on for some great suggestions from a … Read More »

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